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[Australia] Those confronting pictures on cigarette packets aren't scary anymore, survey reveals

Nearly 60 per cent thought the warnings were ineffective in getting current smokers to quit. Only 27 per cent of people surveyed thought the labels were effective in preventing non-smokers from taking up the habit. Survey author Aaron Drovandi said whi
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added May 25, 2018 03:12
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Can Facebook help you quit smoking? Study indicates yes

A new study finds that young adults who received targeted messages and counseling about quitting smoking, all through Facebook, had more success in kicking the habit than others.
San Francisco (CA) Chronicle
added May 25, 2018 00:27
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Cutting back on cigarettes is futile: Study finds quitting will improve lung health - but smoking fewer does nothing

Heavy smokers who quit had lesser odds of suffering from lung disease than light smokers, a study from Northwestern University in Illinois found. Those who continue to smoke 10 cigarettes per day were more likely to develop emphysema than those who used
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 24, 2018 16:21
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E-cigarettes disappoint in a workplace quit-smoking study

Do electronic cigarettes help people quit? In a large study of company wellness programs, e-cigarettes worked no better than traditional stop-smoking tools, and the only thing that really helped was paying folks to kick the habit. Critics of the study sa
AP - Associated Press
added May 24, 2018 15:54
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Health Equity and Accountability Act of 2018 Will Help Smokers Quit and Reduce Health Care Costs

applauds Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA) and Sen. Mazie Hirono (D-HI) for introducing the Health Equity and Accountability Act of 2018, legislation that addresses racial and ethnic health disparities, including disparities in tobacco use in our country. The bill
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added May 24, 2018 15:43
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E-Cigarettes Don't Help Smokers Quit, But Cash Might

Vaping has been touted as a way to help smokers quit, but new research finds e-cigarettes and free nicotine replacement products barely move the motivation needle. "As best we know right now, the most effective tool to help all smokers stop is to pay the
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 24, 2018 15:29
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For Smoking Cessation, Money Whispers Louder than Nicotine Replacement

smokers offered up to $600 to remain tobacco-free for 6 months were significantly more successful than those given free access to conventional cessation aids or to e-cigarettes. But in absolute terms, the efforts were all wildly unsuccessful..."offering
MedPage Today
added May 24, 2018 15:06
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Money a better motivator to stop smoking than free e-cigs or quit aids

Providing free electronic cigarettes or other stop-smoking products to employees to get them to give up real cigarettes is less effective than the threat of taking away a cash reward for quitting, according to a new study that weighs the effectiveness of
Reuters
added May 24, 2018 15:02
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A Pragmatic Trial of E-Cigarettes, Incentives, and Drugs for Smoking Cessation

financial incentives added to free cessation aids resulted in a higher rate of sustained smoking abstinence than free cessation aids alone. Among smokers who received usual care (information and motivational text messages), the addition of free cessation
New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM)
added May 24, 2018 15:01
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[Minnesota] Polk County Wellness Coalition - Latest Youth Tobacco Survey data is troubling

Why is this when traditional cigarette smoking is on the decline? Youth reported significantly higher access and use of e-cigarettes. As of 2017, over 26 percent of Minnesota high school students use tobacco products – up 7 percent from 2014. According t
Crookston (MN) Times
added May 23, 2018 21:53
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